24 May '11, 5pm

McKibben in the Washington Post: Climate and Tornadoes

McKibben in the Washington Post: Climate and Tornadoes

Bill has a great piece in the Washington Post connecting the dots between the recent string of extreme weather events here in the United States and around the world. It's the number one most read article on the Washington Post right now. If you have the time, please click through and help share the article so it keeps getting widespread attention. A link between climate change and Joplin tornadoes? Never! Washington Post, May 24, 2011 by Bill McKibben Caution: It is vitally important not to make connections. When you see pictures of rubble like this week’s shots from Joplin, Mo., you should not wonder: Is this somehow related to the tornado outbreak three weeks ago in Tuscaloosa, Ala., or the enormous outbreak a couple of weeks before that (which, together, comprised the most active April for tornadoes in U.S. history). No, that doesn’t mean a thing. It is far better to th...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/mckibben-washington-pos...

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